how to pronounce dwindle


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dwindle is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of dwindle in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… revenues uh dwindle that that hurts …”

meanings of dwindle


  1. To break up or disperse.
  2. To fall away in quality; degenerate, sink.
  3. To decrease, shrink, diminish, reduce in size or intensity.
  4. To lessen; to bring low.

dwindle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dwindle occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics dwindle can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that dwindle can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with dwindle


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